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Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta

If you love pesto, you have to try this yummy and simple Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta. It takes just 20 minutes to make and is the perfect combination of flavors.
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Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:12 mins
Total Time:17 mins


  • 1 lb dry pasta noodles whatever shape you love
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups cooked chicken leftover or rotisserie chicken cut or shredded
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • ½ cup pesto sauce jar or homemade
  • ½ cup milk


  • Bring a large pot of water to a rapid boil. Once your water is boiling, add the salt and your pasta & cook as your pasta packaging directs.
  • Put your butter in a large skillet over medium heat and melt. Toss in your chicken till it’s browned a bit.
  • Dump in your can of cream of chicken soup. Mix till chicken is evenly coated.
  • Add your milk and pesto sauce. Stir till combined.
  • Once the sauce is gently bubbling, lower your heat to simmer while your pasta finishes.
  • Strain your pasta when finished and dump the pasta to the skillet.
  • Stir well and leave on a low for another minute or two before serving.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: chicken, pasta, pesto
Servings: 4
Cost: $8